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$95 to Fill Up a Car as Gamblers Pumped Over Gas Price Betting

$95 to Fill Up a Car as Gamblers Pumped Over Gas Price Betting

BetOnline boosted its price on gas sitting at Over $5 on June 30 to $30 for every $10 bet (still a steal).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/09/2022

Bet on the Boris Johnson Replacements, Next Conservative Party Leader UK

Bet on the Boris Johnson Replacements, Next Conservative Party Leader UK

Boris Johnson was facing a confidence vote on Monday June 6, move that could begin the process of his ultimate exit. BetOnline has released odds on who his replacement might be.  Gambling911.com looks at the likely successors and next Conservative Party leaders.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/06/2022

Senator Ted Cruz: "Head-to-head vs. an Iconic Poker Player Like Phil Hellmuth Was Ridiculous Fun!"

Senator Ted Cruz: "Head-to-head vs. an Iconic Poker Player Like Phil Hellmuth Was Ridiculous Fun!"

Not everyone was thrilled with Cruz talking poker just one week after the massacre of 19 school children in his state.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2022

Whodunit? Bet on Who is the Supreme Court Leaker

Whodunit? Bet on Who is the Supreme Court Leaker

Odds are dead even on whether a conservative leaning justice or one of their clerks leaked the document vs. a liberal leaning justice or one of their clerks and heading into June we're learning that clerks are being told to hand over their cell phone data.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/31/2022

Boris Johnson Exit Date Odds Up: Tory MP Calls on PM to Step Down

Boris Johnson Exit Date Odds Up: Tory MP Calls on PM to Step Down

Veteran Tory MP Sir Bob Neill has called for prime minister Boris Johnson to quit in the wake of Sue Gray’s report as our friends at BetOnline continue to offer the latest odds on Johnson's exit.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/27/2022

How the Oddsmakers See the 2022 Senate and Governor Races Ending

How the Oddsmakers See the 2022 Senate and Governor Races Ending

There were some massive victories in primaries this week, and they have directly impacted the Governor and Senate odds that are offered for wagering.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/27/2022

How Much Will Liz Cheney Pay Out If She Wins Her Primary?

How Much Will Liz Cheney Pay Out If She Wins Her Primary?

More importantly perhaps than the Brian Kemp victory in the Georgia primary, current Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger defeated congressman Jody Hice on Tuesday.  If there was anyone Trump despised more than Kemp in Georgia politics it was Raffensperger.  Could this be a preview of what's to come in Wyoming?  Gamblers want to know.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/26/2022

Bet on the Georgia Governor's Race 2022

Bet on the Georgia Governor's Race 2022

Ahead of Tuesday's GOP gubernatorial primary race in Georgia, current Governor Brian Kemp appeared to be sailing to a YUGE victory over former Georgia Senator David Perdue.  Kemp would face off against Stacey Abrams, a former state representative.  She ran unopposed in that state's Democratic Primary.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/24/2022

Can I Bet on Hunter Biden's Laptop?

Can I Bet on Hunter Biden's Laptop?

Until now, the Hunter Biden laptop story has mostly been relegated to the fringe outskirts of the interwebs along side those alleged "Russian pee tapes" supposedly featuring former US President Donald Trump.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/20/2022

Payouts on PA GOP Senate Primary Could Take Days

Payouts on PA GOP Senate Primary Could Take Days

There has been no winner determined in the Pennsylvania GOP primary with Mehmet Oz -135 and David McCormick +370 in a statistical tie.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/18/2022

Fetterman Stroke Shakes Up PA Race, Latest Odds

Fetterman Stroke Shakes Up PA Race, Latest Odds

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the leading Democrat in the state’s high-profile Senate contest, suffered a stroke just days before the primary election but was on his way to a “full recovery,” his campaign said on Sunday, though he will be unable to attend a rally on Monday as Fetterman remains hospitalized.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/16/2022

Ukraine Wins Eurovision 2022 Song Contest

Ukraine Wins Eurovision 2022 Song Contest

Ukraine has won this year's Eurovision Song Contest.  They were the 1-3 favorites to win.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/14/2022

Bet on How Soon Finland Joins NATO: Turkey Now Reluctant to Admit Them

Bet on How Soon Finland Joins NATO

Breaking news during the early morning hours of Thursday as Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced  their intention to submit an application to join the NATO military alliance "without delay".   This has caught the attention of oddsmakers who were expected to offer betting on the before-or-after specified dates of this occurring. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/13/2022

Madison Cawthorn Still Favored to Win Despite Scandals

Madison Cawthorn Still Favored to Win Despite Scandals

Cawthorn has been embroiled in various scandals recently and has fallen out of favor with the Republican establishment.  Recently photos have emerged of the congressman dressed in lingerie and a video shows him humping a male friend naked.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/11/2022

Can Tribes Run Abortion Clinics?

Can Tribes Run Abortion Clinics?

"I do not think that courts will create a tribal exemption in Republican-controlled states, even in states with exceptions for rape and incest," noted gaming attorney I. Nelson Rose says, leaning on gaming laws to make this determination.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/11/2022

Oddsmakers Had Roe v Wade a -750 Favorite to be Overturned.....But Bet Still Lost

Oddsmakers Had Roe v Wade a -750 Favorite to be Overturned.....But Bet Still Lost

It is looking like the US Supreme Court is about to overturn Roe vs. Wade.  The oddsmakers were offering a price of -750 that this would occur, but those odds applied to the end of Donald J. Trump's Presidential term.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/02/2022

Trump Won't Be Reinstated to Twitter Say Oddsmakers

Trump Won't Be Reinstated to Twitter Say Oddsmakers

Musk may be all in on free speech but he's not likely to complete the takeover until some time after 2022, but even 2023 had Trump as a dog to be reinstated.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/25/2022

Bet on Netflix Ad Support, Greg Abbott Cost Texas Billions But is Still -900 to Win Re-Election

Bet on Netflix Ad Support, Greg Abbott Cost Texas Billions But is Still -900 to Win Re-Election

Plus, on the blockchain, crypto and NFT front, we look at Ninja Punk Girls as trading cards with an NFT Twist.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/21/2022

Odds on Marjorie Taylor Greene Being Removed From the Ballot

Odds on Marjorie Taylor Greene Being Removed From the Ballot

Plus Liz Cheney has some pretty good value at 3-1 odds to be re-elected with some very positive contributing factors.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/19/2022

Where Can I Bet on Donald Trump's Twitter Account Being Reinstated?

Where Can I Bet on Donald Trump's Twitter Account Being Reinstated?

SportsBetting.ag was expected to offer odds on former US President Donald Trump's Twitter account being reinstated, however, this betting opportunity is for a limited time only.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/15/2022

Emmanuel Macron Still Huge Favorite in French Elections

Emmanuel Macron Still Huge Favorite in French Elections

For months, the biggest national election of 2022 looked set to be a mismatch, but as we enter the final week leading up to the French Presidential Election, the odds are rapidly tightening.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/04/2022

AOC Warning to Democrats: "We're in Trouble".....Oddsmakers Agree

AOC Warning to Democrats: "We're in Trouble".....Oddsmakers Agree

AOC claims that Biden has let progressive Democrats down at a time when his approval record continues to slide and the GOP is favored at -600 to take back the House.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/29/2022

El Salvador Postpones Planned Bitcoin Bond, City Tied to Digital Coin in Peril

Now is not the time to issue the bond, said El Salvador Finance Minister Alejandro Zelaya during an interview with a local television channel.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/23/2022

Monkey Business: Ethereum Cofounder Vitalik Buterin Warns Bored Ape NFTs Like Gambling

Ethereum Cofounder Vitalik Buterin Warns Bored Ape NFTs Like Gambling

"The peril is you have these $3 million monkeys and it becomes a different kind of gambling," Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin warns

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/23/2022

CoinGeek Pulse: Biden Signs Crypto Executive Order and New BSV Games to Enjoy

CoinGeek Pulse: Biden Signs Crypto Executive Order and New BSV Games to Enjoy

This week on the CoinGeek Pulse, we talk about US President Joe Biden’s highly anticipated digital assets executive order, which marks a major step towards digital innovation and advancement for the United States.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/11/2022

Doh! Mouth Posts Vid of Body Bag "From Russia-Ukraine War" Coming to Life... Was Actually From Climate Change Protest

Doh!  Mouth Posts Vid of Body Bag "From Russia-Ukraine War" Coming to Life

"Just look how corrupt our media is! Case closed! Fuckoff," outspoken poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow exclaimed via his Twitter accompanied by a doctored video.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/10/2022

PokerStars Pulls Out of Russia

PokerStars Pulls Out of Russia

Stars follows the likes of McDonald's, Apple, Coke, Pepsi and even oil giant Shell.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/10/2022

Russia Invasion Impacting 2024 Elections Odds

Russia Invasion Impacting 2024 Elections Odds

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens to transform every aspect of our existence, and politics is no exception.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/08/2022

Biden Executive Order on Cryptocurrency Expected This Week

Biden Executive Order on Cryptocurrency Expected This Week

President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on cryptocurrency this week that will mark the first step toward regulating how digital currency is traded.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/07/2022

DraftKings Gets Downgraded

DraftKings Gets Downgraded

Plus Bitcoin again viewed as a safe haven amid geopolitical tension though some are looking to take advantage of the crisis for selfish means....and regulators are most certainly keeping a watchful eye.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/07/2022

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